Can I install a SATA II drive in my iMac?

Is there a difference between an internal SATA and a SATA II drive? Do both work in an iMac G5?

Hi absarokabeartooth-
Yes, there is a difference. Generally there is a jumper on the drive to set it for SATA speed.
You can check what drives other folks have used here: Mac Drive Upgrades/Compatibility Database

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